Donald L. Wick, age 81, of Cambridge passed away January 24, 2009 at home. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. on Thursday, January 29th at Elim Baptist Church in Isanti with Pastor Ryan O’Leary and Pastor Peter Talbot officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 28th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. Interment will be in Isanti Union Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Cambridge American Legion.
Donald Leroy Wick was born August 23, 1927 in Isanti, Minnesota to John and Agnes Wick. He was the youngest of six children. Don was raised at the family farm one mile east of Isanti. He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1945 and was drafted into the U.S. Army. After service, he worked as a Laborer on road construction until 1950, then became an Operating Engineer with the Local 49 and worked as a heavy equipment operator before retiring in 1990.
In 1957, Don married Ann Baker and to this union, two children were born, John and Lisa. In 1968, he married Geraldine Allen. Don and Geri spent 18 winters in South Texas. Don was an active member at Elim Baptist Church since 1990. He was a member of the American Legion Post 290.
Donald Wick passed away and went to his heavenly home on January 24, 2009 at his home in Cambridge surrounded by his loving family at the age of 81 years, 5 months and 1 day. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Bud and Kenneth, two sisters, Bernice and Susie.
Don is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Geri, of Cambridge, two children, John (Colleen) of Cambridge, Lisa of Ham Lake, four step-children, Linda (Terry) Bentley of Becker, Terry (Mary) Allen of Cedar, Kelly Allen of Cambridge, Darby (Sandy) Allen of Cambridge; 19 grandchildren, 23 great-grand children; one sister, Marge Engblom of Cambridge, one sister-in-law, Amyline (Tony) Chrastek of Arizona, 13 nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.